Tuesday, 3 August 2010

Garden Goodness...

I've been having very happy garden times and have lots of things to pick and eat, which makes me feel very grateful and like I want to have a harvest festival like we did when we were at school and skip around a maypole (hang on, are maypoles just for may? hmmm)

I have chilli's that are starting to go red!!!  Despite the fact it's been mostly freezing here, I think I have the greenhouse to thank for these!
I have 8 bell pepper plants, and the biggest two are making little fruits!
I've got tomatoes!
I've got courgettes (you can't see them in this picture, because I've picked them :) but I have 2 courgette plants and I've had at least 8 fruits so far this year)
I've got lettuce and spring onions!
I have a peaaaaaaaaaaa!
And I have lots of cabbages and cauliflowers! Yey!
I've had the dehydrator out to store some of this produce for the winter, I've never used dried veg before but I think I can put it in stews and things that need to be cooked for quite a while (or soak them before use, obviously) and I did some windfall apples that next door gave me (they're very sour cooking apples, which I soaked in lemon juice so they're now super sour!)


  1. Whoa!!! It's really gorgeous to see all these vegs growing! Well done Suzy!!! :)

  2. Thank you dear Danda :)
    It's very exciting to see it grow, and then eat it!

  3. Oh my goodness, your garden is AMAZING! Growing my own vegie garden has been on my new year's resolution list for AGES, and your pictures have only further fueled my desire for one. Lovely! :)

  4. Thanks so much Corrine :D I can recommend veggie gardening 100%, it's so much fun. The only problem I have now is that I want a bigger garden!


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